Top Five Smartphones to Play Games


Smartphone market has shown an incredible growth in recent years. Millions of people around the world use smartphones and they can’t even imagine a life without a smartphone. Certainly, there are numerous reasons because of which these smartphones have gained such popularity. Among the several reasons, one major reason is apps and games. Many people relax themselves by playing interesting games on smartphones. It’s really an additional fun while playing games with superb clarity and voice quality of smartphones.


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There are various types of games like puzzles, sports, action games, social games, and lots more available in the world of mobile gaming. All big and small mobile manufacturers are coming up with varieties of smartphones. Even though, all smartphones are good to play games, but there are few smartphones which are extraordinarily good for games. Thus, if you are a game freak then take a look at the top five powerful gaming smartphones, given below:


1, Sony Xperia Play

The Xperia Play is a wonderful gift from Sony to game lovers. It is the first smartphone to combine the phone abilities along with a Sony game controller. This gaming smartphone comes with an amazing 4-inch multi-touch screen and a slide-out game pad. The LED-backlit LCD capacitive touchscreen has 480 x 854 pixels of resolution and 245 ppi pixel density. The game pad incorporates a digital D-pad, 2 shoulder buttons, 2 analog touch pads, and the 4 PlayStation buttons. It runs on the Android 2.3. Version (Gingerbread) and is powered by a 1 GHz Scorpion processor with Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon chipset that provides faster graphics performance, the most basic requirement for a gaming device.

It is the first smartphone to become a “PlayStation Certified” device. Hence, the Xperia Play users can access to the game contents from PlayStation offered by the latest PlayStation Suite from Sony. Moreover, Xperia Play has number of games preloaded in it, like ‘Bruce Lee’, ‘Asphalt Adrenaline 6’, ‘Star Battalion’, ‘Tetris’, and ‘The Sims 3’. Xperia Play supports motion gaming i.e. you can move, turn, or swing the phone to control action while playing. The device also supports 3D games. You can enjoy playing games without worrying for charging of battery as the device is backed up by a powerful Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery. Moreover, the device offers in-built memory of 8GB and expandable memory up to 32GB using a microSD. You can avail this gaming smartphone for a decent price of Rs. 20, 990.

Sony Xperia Play GAMES DEMO video from youtube:

2, Apple iPhone 4S

The Apple iPhone 4S is one of the best gaming devices. It sports a 3.5 inch display with 640 x 960 pixels of resolution and pixel density of 330 ppi. Moreover, the screen has an impressive and typical contrast ratio of 800:1. Besides having high quality display, the device is also powered by a 1 GHz dual-core A5 chip that will help you to enjoy strong graphics and smooth game play. The powerful chip offers about seven times more performance when compared to other chips. Many popular games like ‘Dead Space’ and ‘Infinity Blade’ have been updated to support better graphics on the A5 chip. The device also allows you to access the most popular app store of Apple where you can find varieties of games.

Another interesting thing which will make your gaming experience even more interesting is that you can project your iPhone 4S library onto your TV set wirelessly and play your favorite games on the big screen by using the phone to control your actions. However, the TV must be an Apple TV. The iPhone 4S is backed up with a Li-Po 1432 mAh battery that will last for 8 hours which sounds truly impressive for gamers. The iPhone 4S is available in three models with 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB of internal storage. The ultimate gaming device, the 16GB model, is available for Rs. 44, 500, 32GB model for Rs. 50, 900, and the 64GB model for Rs. 57, 500.

Apple Iphone 4S gaming performance video demo from youtube:

3, Samsung Galaxy Note

The Samsung Galaxy Note comes with a large 5.3-inch HD Super AMOLED screen with 1280 x 800 pixels of resolution that provides clear viewing experience anywhere and anytime. The device is powered by a 1.4GHz Dual Core processor. The combination of this powerful processor and large clean and clear display makes the Galaxy Note an ideal gaming device. You can get very fast and smooth gaming experience without any kind of lag. This gaming smartphone has an amazing touch sensitivity and S-Pen sensitivity. Samsung uses a 2,500mAh battery to power the device having such a large HD screen. Plus, the Galaxy Note runs on Android 2.3 Operating System.

Along with a dual core processor, the device is coupled with 1024 MB RAM. Unlike other phones with such large screen, Galaxy Note is very light and slim with just 178 g of weight. The main plus point of Galaxy Note is its S Pen. It gives a fresh and new feeling while playing games. The device comes with preloaded Crayon Physics game specially designed for S Pen. Plus, you can download and play puzzle games like Sudoku, crossword, and word search in more natural way with the help of S Pen. Moreover, the Galaxy Note offers a huge 32000 MB of built in storage and it can be increased further by 32 GB using a micro SD or micro SDHC. The Samsung Galaxy Note is available for approximately Rs. 32, 700.

Samsung Galaxy Note Games video from youtube:

4, Sony Xperia S

The stylish Sony Xperia S is a gaming device too. Your gaming experience gets enhanced with the large 4.3-inch touchscreen display and powerful dual-core 1.5GHz processor. The screen is a LED-backlit LCD type, capacitive touchscreen with 720 x 1280 pixels of resolution and pixel density of 342 ppi. The display is also a multitouch screen up to 10 fingers. You can also enjoy playing games in big screen of television by simply plugging the Xperia S device into your TV set. Plus, the device runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread Operating System, hence the users can have the benefit of varieties of apps and games designed for this platform.

The Xperia S is a PlayStation Certified smartphone i.e. the device comes with a set of interesting games. Xperia S has installed a software guide to advice users on how to get PlayStation games on their phone. The handset has also included Adobe Flash which allows the browser to access the flash contents from within the browser itself. Plus, the device offers 32GB of memory. However, it does not support a microSD memory card slot for memory expansion. The Xperia S is powered by a standard Li-Ion 1750 mAh battery that can provide a stand-by time up to 450 hours for 2G and 420 hours for 3G. The Sony Xperia S comes with a price tag of Rs. 32, 549.

Sony Xperia S Amazing Gaming Experience Review video from youtube:

5, HTC One X

The HTC One X is an excellent gaming device. It flaunts a large 4.7-inch Super LCD II capacitive multi-touch display with 1280 x 70 pixels of resolution and pixel density of 312 ppi. HTC One X is powered by a 1.5 GHz Quad core ARM Cortex A9 processor. In addition to having such a powerful processor, the device also supports one of the most powerful chipset, the NVIDIA Tegra 3 and coupled with 1 GB of RAM. This processor help the device in delivering fast performance and extreme level of mobile gaming. It runs on the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Operating System and is powered by a standard Li-Po 1800 mAh battery.

As the device is comprised of such a powerful processor and battery, it never lags even while running the most graphics-intensive games. You can play any of your favorite games from Google’s Play Store in this device with greater level of game details. Plus, the phone offers 32 GB of internal memory. The HTC One X is a light weight device, weighing just 130 g, which ensures that it can be handled comfortably while playing games. Avail this stunning smartphone for an approximate price of Rs. 37,000.

HTC One X 3D Racing Games video from youtube: